Athens Declaration

Mediterranean Ministers recently adopted the Athens Declaration, in which they pledged to implement the instruments, programmes, action plans and guidelines adopted at Barcelona Convention CoP19 - to prevent pollution from maritime transport, marine exploration, and land-based activities, protect biodiversity, manage coastal zones, and increase the resilience of the Mediterranean to the impacts of climate change - as crucial means for the achievement of the objectives of the Barcelona Convention and its Protocols.

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